A Beginner's Guide to Coding (Hardcover)

By Marc Scott, Mick Marston (Illustrator)

Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 9781681195407, 64pp.

Publication Date: June 6, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/11/2016)

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Ever wondered how to make a computer follow instructions? If so, then it is time to get coding!

A Beginner's Guide to Coding is an easy-to-follow guide to the basics of coding, using the free programming languages of Scratch and Python. These step-by-step projects will have young coders talking to their own chatbots or making their own computer games in no time. Accessible, engaging, and fun, this book is bursting with eye-catching illustrations and fantastic projects to introduce aspiring young programmers to the world of coding.

About the Author

Marc Scott is a former Computer Science and Systems & Control teacher, working in the Secondary School sector. He now works as Head of Curriculum Development for the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Mick Marston is a designer, commercial illustrator, lecturer, and printmaker. A graduate of Leeds Metropolitan, his clients include Atlantic Records, The Guardian, and Penguin.


Praise For A Beginner's Guide to Coding

With coding integrated into most schools and lots of public libraries, there is certainly an interest in materials like this . . . A useful ­resource." - School Library Journal